What Happened on February 1, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British MPs vote in favour of the European Union Bill, allowing the government to begin Brexit

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Rex Tillerson confirmed as 69th US Secretary of State

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
US Secretary of State
Rex Tillerson

Famous Deaths

  • Desmond Carrington, British radio host (The Music Goes Round), dies at 90
  • √Čtienne Tshisekedi, Congolese opposition leader, dies at 84